“It influences my life every day, 35 years later”
Gary Bastin studied at KBC in 1988-89, it’s first year in the UK. Here, he tells us the story of why he signed up, and how it has shaped the rest of his life since.
40 Years Old!
King’s School of Theology began life as a full-time residential college, serving the Salt and Light (S&L) network of churches. Over the years over 1230 people have studied with King’s Theology
A Burst of Confidence
KST Alumnus Dorothy lives in Abingdon with her husband and her son. To say she ‘came out of her shell’ at KST is an understatement!
Adventures with God
In September 2007 I took a four-month sabbatical from my work as a housing manager to join KBC for one term.
From Theology to Foster Caring
When I signed up to Bible College I was fresh out of university, looking for some direction in life and keen to deepen my faith.
Hanging out with the ‘Head Chef’
When I first considered KST it was a massive step of faith. It felt like a God-opportunity, but I wasn’t sure if I could do it. I was a stay-at-home mum.
It helped me go beyond Sunday faith
It can be really easy to go to church on a Sunday, hear a good preach and then repeat it. But studying theology allows us to gain a personal and deep understanding of the bible which in turn helps with discernment (alongside the Holy Spirit). This seeps into every area of day-to-day life
KST’s History: from Canada to Scotland, Oxford and beyond…
As part of the celebrations for our 40th birthday, we have been looking back at where KST started, and how it has changed along the way.
Here, Vice Principal Lizzie Hollow charts a potted history of the college
Stretching my brain in lockdown
Mary graduated from 3 years of study with KST in 2023. We asked her to reflect on what had led her to study